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Treating radiation burns
I'm Happymaryellen, and I'm a survivor of Stage 4 Anal Cancer
I’m in my first week post radiation, in the no sitting phase. I had just come in to see how long that phase lasted for others. I’m using the silver cream, taking narcotics for the pain as well as gabapentin, so needless to say I’m sleeping a lot, doing sits baths, which I have found are much better cold than hot, and just riding it out   Read more…

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Maintaining your strength

Eating can be challening while on treatment. Eat when you have the biggest appetite and eat plenty of protein and calories when you can. This help you keep up your strength and helps rebuild tissues harmed by cancer treatment.

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